The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 101 109 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.00% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate £343 £275 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £300 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1477 1608 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.86% 78.40% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 885 706
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 71
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham +3 4 - -
Winchester -8 2 £343 -
Southampton +12 1 £275 - 1
Basingstoke +2 1 £300 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 10 (43.48%) Load Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Test Management
6 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
6 7 (30.43%) JUnit
7 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) WATIR
7 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
8 5 (21.74%) System Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) TestComplete
8 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
8 5 (21.74%) Earned Value Management
8 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 5 (21.74%) JMeter
8 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 5 (21.74%) Telerik
8 5 (21.74%) SysML
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
8 5 (21.74%) ISEB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FCoE
1 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (30.43%) JUnit
3 6 (26.09%) WATIR
4 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
4 5 (21.74%) JMeter
4 5 (21.74%) TestComplete
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.04%) Appium
5 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) AIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Load Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Earned Value Management
5 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SysML
5 5 (21.74%) System Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Telerik
3 3 (13.04%) Veritas
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
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